Steve Hendrix

Washington, D.C.

Jerusalem Bureau Chief Steve Hendrix has reported from many countries and most states since joining the Post in 2000.

Education: University of Georgia, BA; American University, MA

Steve Hendrix, currently Jerusalem bureau chief, came to The Washington Post almost 20 years ago from the world of magazine freelancing and has written for just about every section of the paper: Travel, Style, the Magazine, Book World, Foreign, National and was for many years a Local Enterprise writer without portfolio.
Latest from Steve Hendrix

Israel and aid groups ready to aid Ukrainian Jewish community if war comes

Jerusalem is said to be preparing to receive immigrants, assist refugees or, in the worst case, fly them from danger.

February 13, 2022

Biden warns Putin of ‘swift and severe costs’ if Russia attacks Ukraine

Americans in Ukraine should depart immediately, and consular services at the embassy in Kyiv would be suspended from Sunday, a security update emailed to U.S. citizens in the country said.

February 12, 2022

‘We need to go’: A burst of gunfire on Ukraine’s front line and echoes of wider risks with Russia

Attacks and brief clashes along the front are common. But now any incident carries a much larger context.

February 9, 2022

In Ukraine, some priests are ready for war in new chaplain corps

A new law gives Ukraine its most formal corps of military chaplains in a century.

February 7, 2022

Kyiv’s question: Where to hide if war roars in?

Ukraine's capital has an air-raid siren system. But it hasn't been tested since Soviet times. There are bunkers beneath the city. But some have been turned into clubs.

February 5, 2022

Kremlin blasts U.S. for deploying troops to NATO’s eastern flank, even as Russia continues buildup around Ukraine

As Russia continued its buildup around Ukraine, the Kremlin said it would be “absolutely justified” if it chooses to respond to the Pentagon’s deployment of an additional 3,000 U.S. troops to Poland, Romania and Germany.

February 3, 2022

Biden dispatching additional U.S. troops to Eastern Europe

About 3,000 U.S. service members are expected to deploy in the coming days, U.S. officials said.

February 2, 2022

Autopsy finds Palestinian American man died of heart attack after being bound and gagged by Israeli soldiers

Omar Assad, 78, was seen being pulled from his car and marched to the construction site where he was held for more than an hour.

January 26, 2022

Israeli soldiers blindfolded and gagged elderly Palestinian American later found dead: Leaked report

Details of an army investigation obtained by Israeli media indicate troops didn't seek aid for the unresponsive detainee but none are likely to be prosecuted.

January 23, 2022

Israel demolishes Palestinian home, arrests family in flash-point Jerusalem neighborhood

Foreign governments and human rights groups condemned the eviction, one of several proposed in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Arab East Jerusalem.

January 19, 2022